Laurence Boccolini : the strong link of TF1 on France 2 - The Point

This is a priestess of the small screen is going. Judge's Robe black, tone brittle and wickedness is proverbial, Laurence Boccolini, entry in the history of te

Laurence Boccolini : the strong link of TF1 on France 2 - The Point

This is a priestess of the small screen is going. Judge's Robe black, tone brittle and wickedness is proverbial, Laurence Boccolini, entry in the history of television with the show cult The weak Link in the chain, leaves the channel TF1. The facilitator will be back on France 2 at the helm of the game Password, formerly presented by Patrick Sabatier.

Fell into the pot of Large Heads, first as a switchboard operator, it is the radio that Laurence Boccolini made his first steps facilitator. On Radio tv Yvelines in 1981 and then on RFM, a year later, before putting his suitcases on rue François-Ier, the historic seat of the station Europe 1. The decade of the 1990s, the years tv par excellence, gives him the opportunity to move from micro to small screen. Firstly, on TF1, where it will lead It will be fine tomorrow, and then on the public service with Only the best wins. But it is at the beginning of the years 2000 that comes the consecration in the form of a show with the evocative title : The weakest Link.

The nasty service

Quickly developed a cult following, the game, based on the systematic elimination of one of the players, the dedicated as the facilitator lighthouse of the years 2000. His famous "You are the weakest link, goodbye" haunts the playground and becomes more popular than the show itself. In the Face of the candidates, visibly intimidated, she excels in her role of a school teacher admonishing repeatedly the future weak link for the greatest pleasure of the viewers. The hearing is more than " correct ". The point of entering the legend, but at the risk of caricature : "I had an image of a person with brittle or sarcastic, a legacy of the weak Link. I was assigned a role to life. After that, it is suggested to me in the theatre of the roles of big nasty ! But I have no regrets. This is the game of a lifetime ", reflects the facilitator passed through the plates and film, with Philippe Noiret in the too soon forgotten Ripoux 3.

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The transmission will cease in 2007, but it was only in 2011 that it takes over the reins of a game show Money Drop always on TF1. A game which became cult on his lap with his wads of cash left to rot for each wrong answer candidates. With the stop of the show, she meets a gap, complaining to no longer be used at its just value by the first string : "From October 2016 and the last session of filming of Money Drop, the leaders of TF1, I have almost given sign of life," confided she to Tv entertainment in June 2018. In the same year, she showed up on his account Instagram to be diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, a degenerative disease causing a deformity of the hands.

Its return comes however, in 2019, in the first season of Mask Singer on TF1 where, disguised as a unicorn, she created the surprise by reviving the song. "This experience gave me renewed desire to sing and gave me confidence." At the point of return to the path of the animation for the autumn 2020 on the public service this time, the nose and the beard of TF1, taking Password, an ersatz Pyramid... that she hosted a few months in the 1990s.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 08:33

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